Your recent sightings at Lakenheath Fen
Your recent sightings
A week of waders at RSPB Lakenheath Fen!
Hello to all of our supporters, old and new, and welcome to the latest blog from Lakenheath Fen! This week the view from the Washland has been spectacular, with a wide variety of different wading birds recorded, and this is all down to it being th...Posted 03 Jul 2020 by Emma Cuthbertson
A week of butterflies and dragonflies at Lakenheath Fen
On the back of a couple of very hot days here, our butterfly and dragonfly lists for the year have risen dramatically. Now we are up to 16 species of butterfly: Brimstone Orange tip Common blue Brown argus Small copper Small white Large white Smal...Posted 26 Jun 2020 by Emma Cuthbertson
An update on our wildlife at Lakenheath Fen!
Welcome to the first sightings blog in a very long time- it is lovely to be able to write again about what wildlife we have on the reserve at the moment and what you should be able to see if you visit us. During the lockdown, our knowledge of what...Posted 05 Jun 2020 by Emma Cuthbertson
What to look out for- Brilliant Bee-flies!
In the first blog since our full (but temporary) closure of Lakenheath Fen, I thought it would be nice to shine a spotlight on some of the highlights of spring that we not only will have at Lakenheath; but also what you can see out and about on yo...Posted 26 Mar 2020 by Heidi Jones
Our response to COVID-19 at Lakenheath Fen
Following the latest government advice we have made the difficult decision to close the reserve completely for the foreseeable future- our entrance gate at the roadside will be locked from 25th March onwards. This is to prioritise the health and...Posted 19 Mar 2020 by Heidi Jones
'Chiffy' and his friends- early Spring at Lakenheath Fen
Our first chiffchaff of the spring was heard on the morning of 8 March, singing outside the Visitor Centre, and this really was the crowning glory on what has been a very spring-like week with warm sunny weather on several days, several sightings ...Posted 13 Mar 2020 by Heidi Jones